Leaders Who Guide The
Grand Forks Parks Foundation

The leadership for the Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation comes from our Board of Directors made up of community leaders and concerned citizens. Their roles include financial overview and support, overseeing risk and compliance (fiduciary), creating accountability, transparency and strategic fundraising direction and monitoring and evaluating governance. Our staff members implement their direction through programs and events.

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Russell Kraft


Enterprise Account Executive, Midco

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Cody Bartholomew

Vice President of the Board

Mechanical Engineer, Martin Mechanical Design, Inc.

Jordan McIntyre

Secretary / Treasurer

Chiropractor, Altru Health System

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Greg LaDouceur

Board Member

Retired Teacher, Century Elementary

Realtor, Crary Real Estate

Tim Skarperud

Board Member

Producer, Vaaler Insurance

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George Hellyer

Staff Member

Executive Director of Foundation

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Jill Nelson

Staff Member

Operations & Development